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Off-the-beaten path Chicago gift: Spices

Spice House's Chicago Ethnic Neighborhood spice kit
19 October 2017, Chicago: In May a new friend from Sweden gave me a Swedish candy bar. He was coming back to town in October. Oh,...

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Karen Kring
Oct 19, 2017

Unexpected gifts are the best

Coffee mug, doughnut, card, cupcake
On my 28th birthday I showed up to the design program I just started a week ago and my teammates surprised me with a coffee mug that...

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Wojtek Konstanty
Oct 10, 2017

Peanut Butter, Chocolate + Ali

Reese's cups, protein bars, and Ali Brand Under Armour clothes.
Some context for the gift: A few months ago, my girlfriend and I were walking down 53rd Street in Hyde Park, and passed by the...

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Ablorde Ashigbi
Oct 04, 2017

Do we even have anything in common?

Mamby VIP tickets, Yeti cup, chocolate covered espresso beans
I started dating one of my best friends from college, but I had no idea what to get him for graduation. I knew what he liked - house...

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Samantha Pumek
Aug 15, 2017

My first adult lunch box

A bento box lunch box
In the weeks leading up to graduating college, I thought it would be a good idea to treat myself to a new professional wardrobe for...

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Shadia Martin
Aug 08, 2017
Last June I packed up my things to travel to Russia and Eastern Europe for a few months. It was Memorial Day weekend and I was in a...

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Elana Congress
Jun 20, 2017

Winning my Tummy Over

A fully stocked fridge and a new tradition
When I first started dating my boyfriend, I was working really long hours at a demanding job. I often wouldn't have time for...

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Joan Jones
Jun 15, 2017

Happy 1st Father's Day

A daddy's survival kit, and a onesie for our new baby
I was 41 weeks pregnant and with all the attention and love I was getting, I wanted to do something for my husband. So starting with...

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Deepti Gangwani
Jun 06, 2017

Mushrooms! (Not what you think ;)

A package of Lion's Mane mushrooms :)
A couple weeks ago I went to a neighborhood party with the man I'm seeing. At the party, I was very happy to run into a local...

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Anonymous Penguin
Jun 04, 2017